Twisted: The Secret Desires and Bizarre Double Life of Dr. Richard Sharpe

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Macmillan, Jan 20, 2003 - True Crime - 256 pages
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He Had A Successful Career, A Selfless Wife, And Three Loving Children.

When high school sweethearts Karen and Richard Sharpe married, they shared an interest in medicine, a desire for family, and a dream for the future. For Karen, that dream became a nightmare. After years of abuse at the hands of her physician husband, she put an end to their 26-year marriage. Fearing a crushing divorce settlement, Richard ended the marriage first by unloading a .22-caliber rifle into Karen's chest. The murder revealed more about the millionaire doctor-and his double life-than polite Boston society was prepared for.

He Also Had A Secret That Shot His Picture-Perfect World To Hell.

Behind the doors of their upscale Massachusetts home, Dr. Sharpe was a compulsive cross-dresser with a penchant for his own daughter's underwear-a respected family man who had not only been taking hormones to grow breasts, but who stole his wife's birth control pills to supplement them. But not even his own family could have imagined that it would take cold-blooded murder to finally reveal the good doctor's disturbing secrets, and shatter forever the prosaic fašade of an all-American family.
  

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Review: Twisted: The Secret Desires and Bizarre Double Life of Dr. Richard Sharpe (St. Martin's True Crime Library)

User Review  - Cindy - Goodreads

This book had a local appeal for me, but no really worth the read. Yes the names and places were familiar, but the author gave very little description of people or places other than the Richard and ... Read full review

Review: Twisted: The Secret Desires and Bizarre Double Life of Dr. Richard Sharpe (St. Martin's True Crime Library)

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

A true crime book that was well written. I really don't have a whole lot to say about this book because all true crime books read about the same to me. I would def recommend reading this if you like these type of books though. Read full review

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Contents

RAGE OF THE FATHER
6
KAREN
16
THE HONEYMOON FROM HELL
26
MONSTER
33
BREAKDOWN
42
MIKEY AND ALI
50
MAKING MONEY
58
THE MILLIONAIRE
66
I HEARD THE GUN GO OFF
128
MANHUNT
137
PICKING UP THE PIECES
145
AN ADORING MOTHER
155
SUFFER THE LITTLE CHILDREN
163
IN HIS OWN WRITE
169
JAILBREAK
180
THE PROBLEM CHILD
193

LASEHAIR
73
A BRIGHT LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL
82
THE BELLY OF THE BEAST
93
EVIL GENIUS
100
DRESSEsD TO KILL
112
PRELUDE TO A MURDER
120
THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS VS RICHARD SHARPE
201
IN HIS OWN DEFENSE
212
YOU WANTED TO KILL KAREN SHARPE
220
THE WINNER WAS JUSTICE
231
EPILOGUE
240
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About the author (2003)

English-born John Glatt is the author of more than ten books and has over twenty-five years of experience as an investigative journalist in England and America. He divides his time betweeen New York and London.

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